Will F.C. Citizens Have to Foot $1.1M WMATA Bill?

April 4, 2018 9:32 PM0 comments

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is demanding $154 million in new money from Virginia, and Falls Church’s share of that would be $1.1 million, or at least 2.5 cents on its real estate tax rate.

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Affordable Housing Provides City An Opportunity to Live Its Values

April 6, 2018 9:00 AM0 comments

Falls Church loves the idea of diversity, but it hasn’t shown an inclination to verify that belief through action. Making progress on the affordable housing front is a step in the right direction.

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House Burglarized on Grove Ave. While Residents at Home

April 4, 2018 1:04 PM0 comments

The Falls Church community is on high alert after a home burglary Tuesday night where the residents were home during the incident.

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24/7 Wall St. Ranks F.C. School System No. 1 in Virginia

April 3, 2018 5:34 PM0 comments

24/7 Wall St.,  a financial news and commentary web site, has ranked Falls Church City Public Schools the best school system in Virginia in a survey entitled, “Best School Districts in Each State,” released yesterday. To determine the best school district in every state, 24/7 Wall St. said it “developed […]

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Easter Fun Abound in Falls Church’s Annual Egg Hunt

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The Easter spirit was alive and well Saturday morning at Cherry Hill Park, as youngsters from all across the City gathered to chase down some of the Easter Bunny’s prized trinkets. After the hunt, families took pictures with the Bunny himself while the kids broke off to either play on […]

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Herring & 18 AGs Sue to Block Trump Census Citizenship Inquiry

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Today, Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring-as part of a coalition of 18 Attorneys General, six cities, and the bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors-filed a lawsuit to block the Trump administration from undermining the 2020 decennial census with a “poison pill” citizenship inquiry that the U.S. Census Bureau has said is likely […]

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​​Expanding Medicaid Will Aid Schools, Governor Says

March 30, 2018 4:38 PM0 comments

By Sophia Belletti, Capital News Service RICHMOND – Gov. Ralph Northam and U.S. Sen. Mark Warner are urging the General Assembly to expand Medicaid, saying such a move would free up money to help schools. On Thursday, the two Democrats sat down with more than 20 teachers, faculty and parents […]

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F.C. Episcopal in Full Force for Holy Week & Easter

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When the Rev. John Ohmer stepped to the stage of the annual Greater Falls Church Chamber of Commerce awards banquet earlier this month on behalf of the Falls Church Episcopal Church to receive the Chamber’s James S. Elkin Memorial Award for Humanitarianism, it was coincidentally on the anniversary of a very special day.

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Local Filmmaker’s New Documentary Explores Artist’s Connection to Family

March 29, 2018 2:47 PM0 comments

Falls Church’s native son Bob Burnett will be premiering his short film, “Edward Hopper and the Marshall House” at the 4th Annual Northern Virginia International Film Festival this Monday, April 2 at the Angelika Film Center and Café at Mosaic District.

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‘Ibby’ Acosta Named F.C. Employee of Year

March 28, 2018 8:35 PM0 comments

Senior Administrative Assistant Elizabeth “Ibby” Acosta has been named the 2017 City of Falls Church Employee of the Year, it was announced this week. The citizen-led Employee Review Board selected Acosta for her exemplary work as project manager for the City’s transition between document and record storage providers. Acosta’s efforts […]

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